Taking borrowed from the boys to a luxurious summit, Kiton’s spring collection transplanted necktie silks into bow blouses and cropped trousers, and checkered blazer cashmere into shift dresses.


Strictly for her were tissue-weight double-face cashmere dusters and short-sleeved toppers in colors such as peach, as well as Sophia bags — named after the film actress Sophia Loren — that were bright blue outside and bright green inside.


Such offbeat combos, when applied to trim, conservative tailoring, registered as a tad outdated. Launched in 2005, Kiton women’s line now represents about 10 percent of the business, according to the company.

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